First Majestic Silver Corp. Announces C$30 Million Bought Deal Financing
April 5, 2015
Vancouver, British Columbia - April 6, 2015 - First Majestic Silver Corp. (TSX: FR / NYSE:AG) (“First Majestic” or the “Company”) has announced today that it has entered into an agreement with BMO Capital Markets (“BMO”), under which BMO has agreed to buy on a bought deal basis by way of private placement, 4,620,000 common shares (the “Common Shares”) of the Company, at a price of C$6.50 per Common Share for gross proceeds of C$30,030,000 (“the Offering”).
The Company intends to use the net proceeds of the offering for general working capital and ramp development at the La Guitarra Silver Mine from the Coloso mine to the Nazareno area with the aim of bringing Nazareno online by year end and advance the permitting and planning process to develop Mina de Agua and El Rincon areas at La Guitarra. In addition, the Company intends to begin the planning process at the Plomosas Silver Project in Sinaloa for the preparation for a future Preliminary Economic Assessment (PEA).
The Offering is expected to close on or about April 22, 2015 and is subject to certain conditions, including, among other things, the Company receiving all necessary regulatory approvals, including the approval of the Toronto Stock Exchange and the New York Stock Exchange.
The securities offered have not been registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any sale of the securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful.
First Majestic is a mining company focused on silver production in México and is aggressively pursuing the development of its existing mineral property assets and the pursuit through acquisition of additional mineral assets which contribute to the Company achieving its corporate growth objectives.
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FIRST MAJESTIC SILVER CORP.
Keith Neumeyer, President & CEO
SPECIAL NOTE REGARDING FORWARD-LOOKING INFORMATION
This news release includes certain “Forward-Looking Statements” within the meaning of the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and “forward-looking information” within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities laws. When used in this news release, the words “anticipate”, “believe”, “estimate”, “expect”, “target”, “plan”, “forecast”, “may”, “schedule” and similar words or expressions, identify forward-looking statements or information. These forward-looking statements or information relate to, among other things: timing of closing of the Offering and the proposed use of proceeds of the Offering.
These statements reflect the Company’s current views with respect to future events and are necessarily based upon a number of assumptions and estimates that, while considered reasonable by the Company, are inherently subject to significant business, economic, competitive, political and social uncertainties and contingencies. Many factors, both known and unknown, could cause actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from the results, performance or achievements that are or may be expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements or information and the Company has made assumptions and estimates based on or related to many of these factors. Such factors include, without limitation failure to obtain regulatory approval of the Offering; the occurrence of a material adverse change, disaster, change of law or other failure to satisfy the conditions of closing of the Offering, fluctuations in the spot and forward price of silver, gold, base metals or certain other commodities (such as natural gas, fuel oil and electricity); fluctuations in the currency markets (such as the Canadian dollar and Mexican peso versus the U.S. dollar); changes in national and local government, legislation, taxation, controls, regulations and political or economic developments in Canada, Mexico; operating or technical difficulties in connection with mining or development activities; risks and hazards associated with the business of mineral exploration, development and mining (including environmental hazards, industrial accidents, unusual or unexpected formations, pressures, cave-ins and flooding); risks relating to the credit worthiness or financial condition of suppliers, refiners and other parties with whom the Company does business; inability to obtain adequate insurance to cover risks and hazards; and the presence of laws and regulations that may impose restrictions on mining, including those currently enacted in Mexico; employee relations; relationships with and claims by local communities and indigenous populations; availability and increasing costs associated with mining inputs and labour; the speculative nature of mineral exploration and development, including the risks of obtaining necessary licenses, permits and approvals from government authorities; diminishing quantities or grades of mineral reserves as properties are mined; the Company’s title to properties; and the factors identified under the caption “Risk Factors” in the Company’s Annual Information Form, under the caption “Risks Relating to First Majestic’s Business”. The Company may also elect to use the proceeds of the Offering in a different manner than as described above if the Company determines that it is in its best interests to do so.
Investors are cautioned against attributing undue certainty to forward-looking statements or information. Although the Company has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially, there may be other factors that cause results not to be anticipated, estimated or intended. The Company does not intend, and does not assume any obligation, to update these forward-looking statements or information to reflect changes in assumptions or changes in circumstances or any other events affecting such statements or information, other than as required by applicable law.